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ACF Announces Awards for the First Lady’s Let’s Move! in Indian Country Initiative

Posted by Maisha Meminger - On July 22, 2011 (EST)

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Native Americans (ANA) announced ten awards, totaling $193,437 to grantees participating in the First Lady’s initiative: Let’s Move! in Indian Country. The Let’s Move! in Indian Country campaign is dedicated to solving the problem of obesity through improved health, wellness, nutrition, and physical activity

Childhood obesity contributes to the early onset of several diseases that plague Indian communities, such as juvenile diabetes. ANA is supportive of the First Lady’s Initiative, as well as the efforts of our grantees to address the issue of obesity of our Native children.

The goals of the initiative are:

Creating a healthy start on life
Developing Healthy Learning
Communities Increasing Physical Activity
Increasing Access to Affordable, Healthy and Traditional Foods

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